[ovs-discuss] using FQDN for Controller name

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Jul 31 20:15:53 UTC 2017


On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 01:09:07PM -0700, Shivaram Mysore wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am trying to use FQDN for controller name - example:
> 
> # ovs-vsctl set-controller ovs-br0 ssl:faucet.example.com:6653
> 
> Per OVS logs, I see the below errors:
> 
> Address family not supported by protocol
> connection failed (Address family not supported by protocol)
> 
> *Question*: can we not set FQDN as a valid controller name?

No.  As documented, OVS requires the controller to be set by IP address.


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